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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection

  • Title: Hugh Anderson Moran papers
    Date (inclusive): 1870-1946
    Date (bulk): 1916-1933
    Collection Number: 48025
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 5 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 1 oversize folder (3.6 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, clippings, maps, posters, and photographs relating to the Russian Civil War, political and economic conditions in Siberia and Manchuria, and relief work in Siberia and Manchuria, especially in the prisoner of war camps, during the Russian Civil War.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Moran, Hugh Anderson, 1881-1977.

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Hugh Anderson Moran papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1948.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Dr. Hugh Anderson Moran (1881-1977) graduated from Stanford University in 1905, and was the first athlete to receive the the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Moran was a member of the Delta Upsilon fraternity, president of the English Club, officer in the Young Men's Christian Association, and a member of the varsity track team.
    Earning a doctorate in religion from Columbia University and Union Theological Seminary, Moran was ordained as a minister in the Presbyterian Church in 1908. He went on to serve as a Secretary of the International Committee of the Y.M.C.A. in China from 1909 to 1913. From 1916 to 1918, Moran was stationed in Vladivostok, Russia, in charge of prisoner of war relief in Siberia; he was also the special aide to Senator Elihu Root as part of the Special Diplomatic Mission in Russia in 1917.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Correspondence, writings, clippings, maps, posters, and photographs relating to the Russian Civil War, political and economic conditions in Siberia and Manchuria, and relief work in Siberia and Manchuria, especially in the prisoner of war camps, during the Russian Civil War.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Young Men's Christian associations.
    International relief.
    World War, 1914-1918--Russia.
    World War, 1914-1918--War work.
    Manchuria (China)--History.
    Siberia (Russia)--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921.
    Soviet Union--History--Revolution, 1917-1921--Civilian relief.
    Soviet Union--History--Allied intervention, 1918-1920.